Is Yakety a yak?

Yakety-yak is a slang term for aimless, pointless talk, especially when it goes on and on. The related slang term yak is most commonly used as a verb that means to talk, especially aimlessly, without stopping, and about unimportant things. Yakety-yak is the kind of trivial conversation that results from people yakking.

Who plays Yakety Yak?

The Coasters
Yakety Yak/Artists

What year is Yakety Yak?

Yakety Yak/Released

What does Yakety mean?

Definitions of yakety-yak. noisy talk. synonyms: cackle, chatter, yack, yak. types: blether, chin music, idle talk, prate, prattle. idle or foolish and irrelevant talk.

What does yak stand for?

Summary of Key Points

Definition: You Already Know
Type: Abbreviation
Guessability: 2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users: Adults and Teenagers

Are the Coasters still alive?

Leon Hughes is the last surviving member of the original Coasters and performs with his own group. Some of the former members suffered tragic ends.

Where is Yakety Yak from?

Canada Australia

Yakkity Yak
Country of origin Canada Australia
Original language English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26 (52 segments)

Who wrote Yakety Sax?

Boots Randolph
Yakety Sax/Composers

“Yakety Sax” is a pop novelty instrumental jointly composed by James Q. “Spider” Rich and Boots Randolph. Saxophonist Randolph popularized the selection in his 1963 recording, which reached number 35 on the pop charts.

What is the drink called yak?

Yak’s Milk is a creamy cocktail mixed with equal parts Irish cream, creme de cacao, half-n-half and almond liqueur. Unlike the Bloody Brain Shot and a few others, this smooth tasting drink won’t make you want to yak unless you’ve put too many back.

How old is Leon Hughes of the Coasters?

89 years (August 26, 1932)
Leon Hughes/Age

When did the song Yakety Yak come out?

(1958) “Yakety Yak” is a song written, produced, and arranged by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for the Coasters and released on Atco Records in 1958, spending seven weeks as #1 on the R&B charts and a week as number one on the Top 100 pop list.

Who was the saxophone player for Yakety Yak?

The serio-comic street-smart “playlets” etched out by the songwriters were sung by the Coasters with a sly clowning humor, while the saxophone of King Curtis filled in, in the up-tempo doo-wop style. The group was openly “theatrical” in style—they were not pretending to be expressing their own experience.

What does the last verse of Yakety Yak say?

“Yakety yak; don’t talk back.” In the last verse, the parents order their son to tell his “Hoodlum Friend” outside in the car, that he won’t be allowed to go out with him at all for a ride.

When did Jan and Dean cover Yakety Yak?

The song was covered by Jan & Dean and was planned to be released on their album Carnival of Sound in 1968. Carnival of Sound was not released until 2010. Sha Na Na performed this as part of their set at the original Woodstock Festival and recorded two live covers of the song in 1971 and 1972.